Season update

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) results from last week are in and both M1 and W1 are currently leading the tables in the Midlands 1A and Premier South respectively. M1 is leading by 6 points (Loughborough, Birmingham, and Derby are tied at 6 points) whereas W1 is tied at 9 points with Bournemouth. The next challenge for M1 is an away match against Aston (currently trailing at the bottom of the table) and for W1 an away game against Bournemouth.

Today, M1 will be travelling up North to Birmingham to play against Aston University while W1 will be heading down South to Bournemouth where they will be playing against Bournemouth University for the top seed in British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS)‘s...

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Open sessions

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This year OUVC will be playing BUCS, the local league, and the National Volleyball Leagues. Students and non-students of all levels are welcome to our OPEN SESSIONS to learn more about the club and find the right team for them.
All sessions will be at Oxford University Sports Complex on Iffley Road. Please make every effort to attend one of the two sessions. If you cannot attend either of the sessions but are interested in playing volleyball this year, please contact the captains:



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Thursday 8 October at 17:15

Saturday 10 October at 16:45


Friday 9 October at 18:45

Saturday 10 October...

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Women’s Blues Season Review

Volleyball in the UK has rapidly grown in popularity since the 2012 London Olympics with more and more universities recruiting top international players into their squads. In light of this recent drive to improve the sport, the achievements of the Oxford University Women’s Volleyball Club have been huge. The club, this year, is one of the top, if not the top, non-scholarship teams in the country.

Our season began with high expectations and a drive to better last year’s achievements – 5th place in BUCS, 5th at the Volleyball England Student Cup and top of the Midlands Conference. The previous year’s varsity match had been particularly tightly fought with Oxford narrowly losing by a margin of 2 points in a thrilling 5 set defeat (16:25, 25:23, 19, 25, 25:11, 12:15). The creation of the new Premier League for volleyball also set the bar higher, with tougher opponents and more matches. Despite this initial fear, the first...

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